ISMG Editors' Panel: Solving the Ransomware Problem TogetherAlso: Increasing Diversity and Inclusion in Cybersecurity
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including law enforcement authorities' disruption of ransomware gang REvil's operations, how we can collaborate as an industry to fight the surge in ransomware attacks hitting businesses, and increasing diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
The editors - Tom Field, senior vice president, editorial; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, DataBreachToday & Europe; and Rashmi Ramesh, senior subeditor, ISMG's global news desk - discuss:
- How a coordinated law enforcement effort is behind the outages of the notorious REvil ransomware operation and whether the group will ever reboot;
- Diversity, equity and inclusion challenges in the cybersecurity industry and how we can bridge the cyber skills gap;
- Highlights from an interview with global CISO Keith O'Sullivan of Standard Industries, who is taking action to help SMEs defend against the ransomware pandemic.
The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the Oct. 15 edition discussing whether our systems are too complex to secure and the Oct. 22 edition discussing how regulators are getting tougher on crypto firms.